About the Show
About the AQHA VRH World
The AQHA Versatility Ranch Horse World Championships are held together with the AQHA Ranching Heritage Challenge Finals, the AQHA Level 1 Cattle Championships and the national championships for the National Ranch and Stock Horse Alliance.
The 2020 AQHA Versatility Ranch Horse World Championships and concurrent events – originally slated for June 23-27 in Guthrie, Oklahoma – were cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Looking Back at the 2019 AQHA VRH World:
At the 2019 AQHA Versatility Ranch Horse World Championships:
- Exhibitors from 30 states and Costa Rica.
- 7 VRH world championship titles.
- 42 VRH class championships.
- 7 NRSHA all-around championships.
- 8 Level 1 youth and eight Level 1 amateur class championships.
- 18 Ranching Heritage Challenge championships.
Plus, AQHA Top Ranching Heritage Bred Horse Awards were presented to the overall highest placing horses:in:
- Youth and amateur divisions of the Cattle Level 1.
- Overall highest placing horse at the AQHA VRH World.
Between the 2019 AQHA VRH World, AQHA RHC Finals, Level 1 Cattle and NRSHA National Championships:
- Nearly 400 horses.
- More than 350 exhibitors.
- Competed in a variety of ranch events, including ranch cutting, team roping, working cow horse and ranch conformation.
- More than 2,300 entries in the show.
- The purse reached nearly $210,000.